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Civil and Uncivil Society  

Clifford Bob

Print publication date:
Aug 2011
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May 2012
This article analyzes the concept of the so-called uncivil society. It argues that the concept of uncivil society should be strangled in the crib because in its various guises, it ... More

Civil Society and Civil Liberties  

Mark Sidel

Print publication date:
Aug 2011
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May 2012
This article examines the relation between civil society and civil liberties. It outlines some of the recent problems that civil societies have faced, both in dealing with their own ... More

Congress and National Security  

Nina M. Serafino and Eleni G. Ekmektsioglou

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Jul 2018
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Jan 2018
Congress may not be seen as a major player in U.S. national security, but it is congressional action that sets the foundation on which national security policy is constructed. ... More

The Dialectic of Pro-Poor Papaya  

Mark Lynas and Sarah Davidson Evanega

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Jan 2015
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Sep 2014
The development and rapid adoption of genetically engineered, virus-resistant papaya for Hawaii was an early, rare successful case of a small-scale horticultural crop improved for farmers ... More

The Global Politics of Healthcare Reform  

Solomon Benatar, David Sanders, and Stephen Gill

This chapter analyses the political influences that shaped reform of healthcare service provision and financing during four decades of neoliberal capitalist dominance, with its emphasis on ... More

Health  

Richard Freeman and Heinz Rothgang

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2010
This article focuses on the public aspects of health systems, on the ways in which concerns for health and health care are expressed in politics and policy. It first reviews the origins ... More

Housing  

Tony Fahey and Michelle Norris

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2010
This article summarizes the mass of detailed change in housing policy and housing outcomes. It presents the nature of housing provision in modern societies and a brief overview of the ... More

Inequality and Poverty  

Peter Saunders

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2010
This article concentrates on the experience of high-income Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. It summarizes the problems linked with estimating the ... More

Innovation and Trends in Water Law  

Philippe Cullet

Print publication date:
Mar 2018
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Mar 2017
Law is at the center of policy and political issues concerning water. Yet, until relatively recently, water law has often been either sidestepped or considered only through limited lenses ... More

Social Assistance  

Thomas Bahle, Michaela Pfeifer, and Claus Wendt

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2010
This article presents an overview of social assistance programmes in the broad sense. It briefly describes their development and maps different types of assistance in Organization for ... More

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